Microcolona characta Meyrick, 1897
BLASTODACNIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Landcare Research, New Zealand)

The moths of this species are fawn with some brown spots. They have a wingspan up to about 1.5 cms, and are found in

  • New Zealand,

    and in Australia in

  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Microlepidoptera. XVII. Elachistidae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 22 (1897), p. 374, No. 139.


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    (updated 19 October 2003, 24 April 2015)